There’s been a lot written about Jim Northrup in the past 24 hours. Here are some of the more notable pieces:
- At The Hardball Times, Chris Jaffe pulled together Northrup’s career highlights. Among the more interesting tidbits? His first home run came off Robin Roberts.
- The New York Times placed his obituary its home page.
- Lynn Henning’s memories.
- Drew Sharp remembers watching the Gray Fox when the Freep columnist was a kid.
- Don’t miss Jim Sargent’s biography of Northrup on the SABR Bio Project website; it also appeared in Sock It to ‘Em Tigers, the terrific book of bios from the 1968 Tigers club.